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by Coetzee, J. M., 1940-
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In South Africa, whose civil administration is collapsing under the pressure of years of civil strife, an obscure young gardener named Michael K decides to take his mother on a long march away from the guns towards a new life in the abandoned countryside. Everywhere he goes however, the war follows him. Tracked down and locked up as a collaborator with the rural guerrillas, he embarks on a fast that angers, baffles, and finally awes his captors. The story of Michael K is the story of a man...
Topics: Cultural Literacy and Humanities, Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8
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by Coetzee, J. M., 1940-
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Topics: Amputees, Nurse and patient, Women novelists
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by Chaon, Dan
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Topics: Identity (Psychology), City and town life, Fate and fatalism
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by Banks, Russell, 1940-
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Having fled to West Africa in the late 1970s for her work as a political radical, Hannah Musgrave befriends notorious former Liberian president Charles Taylor, who years later leads a rebellion that threatens Hannah's family
Topics: Americans, Human-animal relationships, Endangered species, Women, Animal welfare, Chimpanzees,...